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Together We Can Grow and Support Our Physics Community

You can help make a positive impact on the lives of people — researchers, educators, students and the general public — benefitting from APS programs. The Society’s membership dues are applied only to the cost of member services, and APS programs rely in great part on donations from generous individuals like you.

Your gift of any amount will make a difference. Please consider a donation of $50, $100, $250 or more. Your support of our mission to help advance the knowledge of physics is greatly appreciated by the Society.

Unrestricted Program Fund

Support APS programs where the need is greatest.

Education & Diversity

Improve physics education and promote a more diverse physics workforce.

Public Outreach

Engage people of all ages in the wonders of physics.

Public Affairs

Shape national science policy and foster science communication.

International Affairs

Foster international communication and collaboration between physicists.

Matching Membership

Bring the benefits of APS membership to physicists in developing and dollar-poor countries.

Prizes & Awards

Recognize outstanding achievements in research, education and public service.


Contact Irene I. Lukoff, APS Director of Development, at (301) 209 3224 or

APS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to the Society are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

To ensure that donors have full confidence in the Society’s utilization of contributions, APS has adopted A Donor Bill of Rights developed by and shared with permission from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

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